A veto by Gov. Jan Brewer may cost students at a proposed Arizona State University campus in Payson an additional $2,000 per year in tuition — if the project is actually completed.Read More »
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This week's most outstanding utterances and exclamations.Read More »
The sheer number of legislative proposals that were introduced this year seeking to defy the federal government seemed to affirm Arizona’s credentials as a bastion of the states’ rights movement.
But nearly all of the bills that would have allowed Arizona to band together with other states in attempts to check federal overreach fell by the wayside.
On the afternoon before sine die, House Speaker Kirk Adams decided to fire back at the political railbirds who have been speculating about a potential congressional run for the Mesa Republican.Read More »
With the budget out of the way, many legislators are getting anxious to wrap up their work and get back to their districts. For some, however, their focus turns to getting serious consideration for their own legislation before the session ends. Traditionally, these remaining measures are referred to as “going-home” bills.Read More »
The Senate budget’s most novel aspect is the clearest indication of the chamber’s ideological moorings yet.Read More »
The chairman of a civilian border watch group described by a watchdog organization as a "vitriolic Mexican-basher" who courts white supremacists will no longer be giving a presentation about the state of the U.S.-Mexico border to an Arizona Senate panel.Read More »
The chairman of a civilian border watch group invited by an Arizona senator to address state lawmakers has been referred to by a watchdog group as a "vitriolic Mexican-basher" who courts white supremacists.Read More »
The ink is barely dry on Arizona Competitiveness Package, but business groups and Republican lawmakers have at least one more batch of economic incentives they hope to push through the Legislature this session.Read More »
To the irritation of minority Democrats, the Republican-led Arizona Senate is on record as supporting Wisconsin's Republican governor in his fiscal belt-tightening efforts that include restricting collective bargaining for public employees.Read More »